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James Lee Burke, author of Robicheaux

Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, Dave Robicheaux’s thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts at Spanish Lake live on the edge of his vision. During a murder investigation, Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he’s investigating, one that involved the death of the man who took the life of Robicheaux’s beloved wife.

Week of September 3, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of September 3rd include ROBICHEAUX, which marks the return of James Lee Burke's most beloved character in a gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana; IN THE MIDST OF WINTER by Isabel Allende, a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil; THE VENGEANCE OF MOTHERS, the stunning sequel to Jim Fergus' award-winning novel, ONE THOUSAND WHITE WOMEN; Alice McDermott's THE NINTH HOUR, a powerfully affecting story spanning the 20th century of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in Brooklyn; and THE FIRST MAJOR, John Feinstein's dramatic chronicle of the bitterly fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U.S. team out for revenge against the Europeans determined to keep the Cup out of American hands.